Oklahoma vs. Alabama Prediction
Will the Alabama Crimson Tide pull off the upset on Saturday when they host the Oklahoma Sooners at 2:15 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Oklahoma. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Sooners are 2.5-point road favorites to beat the Crimson Tide, who opened as 2-point home underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 162 and that's where it currently sits.
Who Public Bettors Like: Oklahoma. As of Saturday morning, 66% of betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Sooners to cover the spread. Public bettors also like the over (52%).
Who We Like: Alabama. The home team is a perfect 4-0 against the spread in the last four meetings between these two teams. The Crimson Tide is also 4-0 against the spread in their last four home games, are 4-1 against the number in their last five games overall, and are 35-17-1 at the betting window in their last 53 games coming off an ATS loss. They've covered in four of their last five games when facing a team with a winning record, too.
On the other side, the Sooners are 1-4 against the spread in their last five games against SEC competition, are 4-9 against the spread in their last 13 non-conference games and are 2-5 at the betting window in their last seven games coming off an ATS win.
SATURDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE +2.5